Health Assitant

Course ID
Health Assistant
Department of Community Health
4 Semesters
2 Years

About Course

Coursework is typically centered on office administration skills, technology, medical terminology and patient care skills. Courses revolve around medical terminology, lab work and ethical or administrative issues. In addition to these subjects, students learn how to adapt to individual circumstances, as their future careers may involve various aspects of the business and medical field. Typical medical assistant diploma coursework includes the following:

  • Medical terminology and body structure
  • Clinical Procedure
  • Medical office procedures
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical assisting internship
  • Medical insurance

Entry requirements

The entry requirement into Health Assistance  is five credit level passes in SSCE/WASCE/GCE “O” level at not more than two sittings.

These include:

English language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and passes in other courses like economics, geography, etc.

Note: Awaiting result applicants can also apply.

Career opportunities

  • Assistant practitioner
  • Nursing associate
  • Occupational therapy support worker
  • Healthcare science assistants and associates